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was a man named hemy neuman. a 48-year-old middle management supervisor at general electric's energy division in georgia. at ge he was in charge of a multibillion dollar budget and thousands of employees including his hire in april of 2010 andrea sneiderman. police asked neuman to come down to the station for an interview. it turned into a 5 1/2-hour interrogation. hemy neuman appeared nervous and told the interviewers repeatedly that he'd been at work the day of the shooting. >> i was not there. i did not pull the trigger on the gun that shot sneiderman, rusty sneiderman. >> reporter: the cops sweated him. >> don't raise your eyebrows. i'm telling you. you were there when rusty got shot. >> reporter: a few hours into the interview, it looked as though hemy might have something to tell police. >> you're this close to telling me. >> telling you what? >> tell me why this all happened. >> reporter: but then he shut down. even so, detectives thought they had enough evidence linking him to the crime. they arrested him and charged him with murder. then an amazing turn o
. >> reporter: leaving the jury with one, big question. is hemy neuman accused of killing the husband of the woman he was in love with, insane? >> he has a delusional disorder. >> reporter: or is it all just an act? >> this man right here is guilty all day, every day. and if you don't trust his word, and you cannot find him not guilty by reason of insanity. >> a verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity is a verdict that says, hemy was used. hemy was manipulated. >> reporter: from the start, it's been a high-risk defense. the 49-year-old engineer claiming that angel with the voice of olivia newton-john, ordered him to kill rusty sneiderman, outside of a day care in 2010. the defense says it's this woman to blame. his love and ledgedly drove him to murder. >> andrea sneiderman. adulterer, tease, liar and master manipulator. >> reporter: the prosecution contended today that hemy neuman knew exactly what he was doing. >> hemy neuman killed rusty sneiderman because he wanted his wife. because he wanted his money. because he wanted his life. >> reporter: neuman first attempted to carry o
to the verdict in the so-called day care murder trial in georgia. hemy neuman found guilty for gunning down his romantic rival. after claiming that spirits in the form of olivia newton john and barry white inspired him to kill. andrea canning has all the details for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the prosecution fought hard to prove hemy neuman was guilty. that he was a calculated killer and not insane when he shot rusty schneiderman. the injury did find he was mentally ill at the time of the crime. he'll spend life in prison without parole, not in a mental health facility as the defense had hoped. >> the jury reach the verdict? as hemy sat frozen, the jury forewoman's voice broke. as she read the verdict. >> count one, we, the jury, find the defendant as to count one guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. but mentally ill. >> reporter: neuman closed his eyes. he had hoped for not guilty by reason of insanity, claiming an angel with the voice of olivia newton-john ordered him to kill rusty sneiderman, the husband of the woman he was in love with. before
and a half interview that one of the psychiatrists did with hemy neuman. they@? are focusing a lot of weight on what the psychiatrist said about his mental capacity. he says demons and angels made him do it. whether he had an affair with andrea snyderman was never@? realized. she says they never had an affair. he says he saw@? her naked in te room. that he fell in love with@? her. but went on to say under questioning if she says they@? didn't have an affair, maybe they didn't have an affair. this of course the courtroom in decatur, georgia where the verdict should be read. the lawyers have yet to appear back in court.@? they may be walking in right now. megyn: this is always such a terrible moment for the defendant and the family of the victim. but also@? for the lawyers as yu fight the battle hard and ultimately it's in the jury's hands. that's how the american system of justice works. this man's life is potentially in the about balance. he will spen@?d life in prison f he is found guilty of the murder charge. they can find@? him not guilty ? reason of insanity. that's what the defense want
concessions from the psychologist who claimed that hemy neuman was insane on the day he gunned down his alleged romantic rival. and abc's reena ninan joins us this morning with the very latest. good morning, reena. >> reporter: were andrea sneiderman and hemy neuman in on this murder together? >> redirect? >> that there was -- >> reporter: prosecutors appeared to blow holes through hemy neuman's insanity defense late monday. during a heated cross-examination asking dr. adrianna flores why she only reviewed a summary of neuman's psychiatric records. >> something could be in the material you didn't get. >> i believe i had sufficient information to arrive at my opinion. >> which you don't know and you don't care? >> of course i care. >> but you have not reviewed the materials, so you don't know. >> reporter: newman is charged with killing rusty sneiderman outside of this georgia day care in 2010. his lawyers say he was delusional at the time of the killing not knowing right from wrong. >> do you have anything to say? >> reporter: but dr. flores dropped another bombshell on the stand, sugge
, reena. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. he hemy neuman describes his plot? chilling details. >> i had a wig and you know, a mustache. you know, as the garage opens, i would make my way into the garage and then -- and then shoot him. >> reporter: in interviews with the state's forensic psychiatrist, he spoke of how he snuck up to rusty sneiderman's home to kill him a week before the actual murder. but miss attempts failed when sneiderman came outside to check on a gas leak. >> but he smelled the gas. he came out of the house and saw me laying this. >> reporter: undeterred by failing to complete what he called his mission, he tried and succeeded a week later. >> i changed and i got a different wig and, um -- and so i said, well, i'll just follow him to the school and make sure that he drops ian off at the school, and -- um -- that's it. >> reporter: neuman shot rusty sneiderman four times at close range. after sneiderman had dropped his son off at day care. neuman pled not guilty by reason of insanity. neuman said he saw demons and angels that told him to kill, including barry white and
hemy neuman go to prison but he will get mental illness treatment in prison. this was a case that happened in november of 2010 when hemy neuman admits to pulling the trigger killing rusty schneiderman after he dropped off his child to daycare. hemy neuman alleged he heard voices, that he heard voices from barry white and olivia newton-john encouraging him to pull the trigger. there's one thing that's really interesting. defense attorneys made this case. i'll quote the defense attorneys saying the gun in this case was in hemy's hand but the trigger i suggest was pulled by andrea sneiderma, implicating the wife of the victim and both prosecutors and defense attorneys accused her of having affair with him. she denied that and an has not been charged with anything. >> could she face charges though? >> that's a possibility. clearly nothing has happened at this point. she's not charged with anything, but just the other day, she hired two new attorneys possibly to protect her if prosecutors come with any criminal charges for her. >> we'll watch it. this isn't over. george, thank you
that claimed hemy neuman was insane on the day he gund down hz alleged romantic rival. reena ninan joins us with more. >> reporter: were andrea sneiderman and hemy neuman in on this murder together? >> there was -- >> reporter: prosecutors appeared to blow holes through hemy neuman's insanity defense on monday. during a heated cross-examination, asking the key forensic psychologist for the defense why she only reviewed a summary of his psychiatric records. >> something could be in the material you didn't get. >> i believe i had sufficient information. >> you don't know and you don't care. >> of course i care. >> but you have not reviewed the materials, so you don't know. >> reporter: neuman is accused of killing rusty sneiderman outside this day care in 2010. dr. flores dropped another bomb shell on the stand, saying that prosecutors had exaggerated when they said he saw spirit miss the form of barry white or olivia newton john. >> has there ever been a description from hemi that he ever saw a vision of olivia newton john? >> no, he has not. >> reporter: insteainstead, dr.s said that he was
of crazy. almost like something you would see on television. hemy neuman is pleading insanity. the defense strategy putting the blame on the victim's widow. the prosecution says he planned the murder for months. say i saying she drove hemy to kill. if there was a picture of evil in the dictionary, it would be her face. in a case detailing obsession, alleged infidelity, angels and demon, fireworks took center stage in a georgia courtroom tuesday. >> this is where it stays. >> reporter: both sides made their closing arguments. >> he planned it out like a project at work. he stalked him. he researched on the internet. there's no reasonable doubt that he intended to kill him. he intended to kill him, and he in fact did kill him. >> reporter: hemy neuman has confessed to killing rusty sneiderman. but the question for the jury, his state of mind. >> he's not crazy, he's a co-conspirator. >> reporter: he claims that an angel with the voice of olivia newton-john and a demon with the voice of barry white encouraged him to kill. he gunned down rusty schneiderman outside of this day care in 2010. neu
neuman insane or is it just an act? dueling doctors on the stand. all with different opinions. this morning, prosecutors will try to convince jurors one last time that hemy neuman is a fake. they call eed a witness from th jail. neuman said voices from the spirit of olivia newton-john told him to kill rusty sneiderman outside the day care. is there he read, he did puzzles. >> reporter: neuman admits to killing sneiderman, the husband of a former employee. dr. tracy marks says neuman is legally insane. saying this interview was similar ar to her own. the two doctors disagree as to whether neuman is telling the truth. >> someone who is method call, like an engineer, that is separate from having a mood disorder. >> reporter: in euman watched sadly in court as the video showed him becoming visibly emotional, describing an abusive childhood. in another vinterview, he givesa chilling description of trying to kill us are any sneiderman. >> i head a mustache. >> reporter: a week later, he succeeded, gunning down the loving father of two. >> so i said, we'll i'll just follow him to the
but mentally ill for the murder of a man outside a daycare center. hemy neuman had claimed an angel with the voice of olivia newton john and a demon with the voice of barry white encouraged him to kill. neuman apologized to the victim's family after the verdict. >> i am so, so, so sorry. i can't say it enough. the sneidermans, rusty's dad, his mom, brother, andrea should not have had to bury him. they should not have had to undergo the pain, the anguish, the sorrow, the loss that goes on, and it will go on forever. >> hemy killing his alleged lover's husband. and he will spend the rest of his life in prison, where he will get mental health care. >>> shifting gears now, a robber in oregon may be nursing a head injury after a run-in with a store owner with a killer swing. the suspect tried to spray a substance in a deli owner's face and reach for the cash register. but the victim pulled out
blooded, methodical killer. >> reporter: hemy neuman is pleading insanity. the defense strategy putting the blame on the victim's widow. if there was a picture of evil in the dictionary, it would be her face. in a case with angels, demons, alleged infidelity, fire works took the stage. >> this is where it stays. >> reporter: both sides made the closing arguments. >> he planned it out like a project at work. he stalked him. he researched on the internet. there's though reasonable doubt that he intended to kill him. >> reporter: hemy neuman has confessed to killing rusty sneiderman. the case is based on his state of mind. he claims that an angel with the voice of olivia newton-john and a demon with the voice of barry white encouraged him to kill. neuman's defense claims the real demon is this woman, andrea sneiderman. >> what about andrea sneiderman, an adulterer, a master manipulator. >> he wanted his wife because he wanted his money. because he wanted his life. period. >> reporter: with the victim's father, don sneiderman in court, the prosecution made a passionate plea to the jury now
. >> that's right. hemy neuman said an angel with the voice of olivia newton-john and a demon with the voice of barry white encouraged him to kill his lover's husband. >> i am so, so sorry. i can't say it enough. i can't say enough to all of you. to the precious children. all five of them. to the sneidermans, the greenbergs, my friends, family, and community at large. i'm sorry. >> he'll spend the rest of his life in prison and receive mental health treatment. >>> former illinois governor rod blagojevich is now a federal inmate. just before noon yesterday, the convicted criminal walked into a low-security prison just outside denver to begin his 14-year sentence. he says he has faith he'll be released early on appeal. >>> and actor russell brand was arrested in new orleans over a confrontation with a photographer. he turned himself in yesterday after police issued an arrest warrant. tmz says he snatched a photographer's iphone, threw it out the window. he did reimburse that photographer for damages. brand tweeted yesterday that since steve jobs' he cannot bear to see anyone use an iphone irre
moment during his three-week murder trial, hemy neuman spoke. saying he will not take the stand main his own defense. >> do you want to testify in the course of this trial? >> no, your honor. >> reporter: the defense called a final expert. >> mr. neuman, at the time of the alleged defense, was unable to determine the difference between right and wrong. >> reporter: saying he was bipolar when he gunned down rusty sneiderman in 2010. >> he saw himself as on a mission to protect the kids. >> reporter: neuman has claimed that angels and demons caused him to kill. >> he forms a twisted attachment to her. they're going to be together. they even have kids together. >> reporter: the prosecution remains that neuman is a sane and calculated killer. this expert says it's implausible for him to have episodes without anyone around him knowing about it. if found guilty, he could face life in prison. for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. >>> air fares are high. they're going to stay that way. at least through the end of decade. recent mergers have reduced the number of planes in
hemy neuman in this case, the person who has admitted to pulling the trigger in this case. and you mentioned love triangle. people many prosecutors and defense attorneys, they allege that he was having affair with andrea sneiderma, the wife of the person that hemy neuman admitted to killing, pulling the trigger. but again in this case it comes down to this question. was hemy neuman sane or mentally insane at the time of the shooting. that's ha we will hear in the next few minutes as this jury comes to a verdict. we will hear whether they decide if he was not guilty by reason of insanity. if he was guilty or if he was guilty with mental illness. those are the three decisions we will hear in the next few minutes. again, hemy neuman has admitted that he did pull the trigger. his defense attorneys argue that he heard voices, demons in his head, demons in the voice of barry white and olivia newton-john who encouraged him or discouraged him to pull the trigger, in this case, he admitted to doing it. both prosecutors and defense attorneys make no question about that. >> as we're looking,
in the so-called day care murder trial in georgia. hemy neuman found guilty for gunning down his romantic rival. andrea canning has the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the prosecution fought hard to prove hemi knn neuman was guilt. he'll spend life in prison without parole. not in a mental health facility. the jury fore woman's voice broke. >> count one, we, the your jury, find the deft as to count one guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. but mentally ill. >> reporter: neuman closed his eyes. he had hoped for not guilty by reason of insanity, claiming an angel with the voice of olivia newton-john ordered him to kill rusty snooiderm sneiderman, thef the woman he was in love with. >> i am so, so, so sorry. >> reporter: his brother, steve, addressed the court, while his family wept. >> today, the pain is unbearable. we look for the court to provide us with some measure of comfort, knowing this man convicted of killing rusty sneiderman will never walk among us again. >> reporter: the prosecution claimed andrea sneiderman a coconspirator in this. the prosecution called hi
blood. the jury has watched parts of a taped interview with hemy neuman from november 2011 hearing some explosive details for the first time. >> i'm a great, great executioner. i mean it -- you know, once a plan is in place, it's gonna happen. >> reporter: these are the killing words of the georgia man who admits to gunning down the husband of his wife's alleged lover. phone friday, jurors heard hemy neuman tell a forensic psychiatrist about his failed first attempt on rusty sneiderman's life in november 2010. >> i had a wig and you know, as the garage opens, i would just make my way into the garage and then, you know, and then shoot him. >> reporter: shaken, sneiderman called 911. >> emergency 911. >> there's a man who was sleeping in my backyard. he's running. i think he has a gun in his back pocket. now he's running away. i don't know who the hell he is and i don't want him by my house. >> reporter: a week ago, newman gunned down the young father outside of a day care center shooting him four times at close range. newman is pleading not guilty by reason of insanity. the defense has a
because of his mental state. hemy neuman believes he shouldn't be held responsible for murdering rusty snooi ereman because a celebrity spirit told him to do it. a psychiatrist diagnosed him with a long list of mental problems, including by polar, mania, depression. >> he described the demon as much bigger than him. he could see the mouth moving. he felt the demon was wearing a heavy cloak. he could feel the demons engulfing him. >> reporter: months before the murder, he claimed he was visited by an angel chlt and shortly after had a revelation that he was the father of andrea sneiderman's children. >> he said he loved andrea. that with rusty gone, they could be married and raise kids together. >> reporter: the psychiatrist said later he was met by the aim angel. >> he thought to himself, he thought, i have to kill him. from that point on, he said, i got my marching orders. i was a faithful soldier. >> reporter: the defense argues that andrea sneiderman and his relationship with her caused him to do this. have she cuddlened a stroked his chest. they held each other for about half an ho
. not for the man on trial, hemy neuman, but his alleged lover and the wife of the man he murdered. defense called for her to be charged with witness intimidation. last week, snooi eeiderman's cl friend testified. snooeidermaooieiderman kissed h of the jury. outside the court ream, he threatened her. >> i became frightened. i called my children at school to make sure they were safe. >> reporter: neuman has pled not guilty by reason of insanity. >> andandrea sneiderman is play each of us for a fuel. >> reporter: his sister took the stand saying hemy took the brunt of their father's rage. >> it didn't take one second for him to pull over and start beating him over and over and over again. >> reporter: she described her brother as someone who had changed since meeting andrea sneiderman saying that he was hostile and angry. the prosecution challenged the theory of the defense. >> he did not come out and say there was a six-foot demon that looked like parry white. >> correct. >> he did in the come out and say there with is figure that looks like olivia newton john. >> correct. >> reporter: her friend h
a mental evaluation in prison. neuman worked for schneiderman's wife and the two were allegedly having an affair, an accusation she denies. number four, initial jobless claims fell last week. that's a good number. the drop in benefit claims match the four-year low struck in february. it's good economic news. and stocks though as you can see closed higher than -- higher today as it beats off the 1,400 mark for the first time in four years. still though, this milestone, 224 days since the united states lost its top create rating. what are we doing to get it back? like i said, when we get it back, which we can do, canada did it, it will be a big milestone. >>> a mandate from the obama administration that all public pools must have lifts for the disabled has been put on hold. all were supposed to have a lift installed by today. they've been given a 60-day extension. they have to do it, but they have more time. part of the reason for that is because it does cost money. the move comes after an outcry from pool owners and after they accused the obama administration to help one of its biggest
, you confessed, hemy newman. but hemy neuman is not the one who said olivia newton john. the therapist. he said this voice comes to me and it's australian and the therapist suggested olivia newton john. he was describing the voice and they said, let me give you a reference, do you mean olivia newton john? so, again, you have to listen to the testimony from the actual experts. and the jury got a chaps to do that and i think they made the right decision here. >> holly hughes, nice to see you. those were the two big cases this week, for sure. >>> and we have brand new video to show you out of afghanistan where hundreds of people are marching to demand u.s. soldier staff sergeant robert bales be put on trial according to islamic law. protesters here chanting long live islam and death to america. we'll have a love report from afghanistan at the top of the hour. >>> hollywood heavyweight george clooney is out of jail this morning. police took choonny, his father and others into custody outside of the protest. he was charged with a misdemeanor, fined and later released. clooney has been an ac
to a close, the psychologist told the jury snyderman's constant calls, texts and e-mails to neuman in the months leading up to the murder further confused an already unstable man. >> it's a pattern of pushing him away, pulling him toward her. and the part that's dangerous about doing that at that time with mr. neuman is that he was already delusional about his relationship with her. >> reporter: and the prosecution, of course, doesn't buy the defendant's plea of not guilty by insanity. instead they said he spent weeks carefully planning the murder. to be clear, andrea sneiderman is not on trial and not charged with any crime. she is on the defendant's witness list, and she may take the stand again when the trial resumes today. matt? >> tan trandecatur, georgia. >>> let's get a check of the weather from al. >> where are you ladies from? >> seattle, washington. >> you have hats made out of new york city parking tickets? >> yes. >> you have a lot of tickets. >> my son lives here and he collects these. >> wow! he got these all? he got all these? >> yes. no, not really. >> he was going
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